Hillsdale College

country rank  448
world rank  1295

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University Overview

Established in 1844, Hillsdale College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Hillsdale (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Michigan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Hillsdale College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hillsdale College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 174 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1844
Motto Virtus Tentamine Gaudet
Strength Rejoices in the Challenge
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 33 E College Street
Hillsdale (population range: 2,500-9,999)
49242 Michigan
United States
T +1 (517) 437 7341
F +1 (517) 607 2223

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 33 East College Street
Hillsdale 49242
+1 (517) 607 2327

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Hillsdale College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019